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Meeting Notes for April 6th, 2006

HP Total Print Management

Bill Pope, HP, ([email protected] )

To increase investment, efficiency & TCO

  • Assess & Plan = which model, location, etc
  • Balance deployment = determine utilization, security, workflow assessment, etc
  • Manage & Support = new tools available
    • Simplicity – reduce number of devices, supply & demand automation (automatically sends email to vendor indicating need toner), etc
    • Agility – track printers, automate upgrades/alerts, etc
    • Value – maximize assets

New Printer Models

  • Color LaserJet
    • ColorSphere = new toner technology which improves color output, produces more realistic image
    • Instant-On Technology
    • Color Access Control
      • Monitor – reporting, job accounting
      • Control – device lockdown by user, application, etc
      • Cost allocation – customizable billing
      • Included with Web JetAdmin v8.0 & newer models
  • Business Ink vs. Deskjet
    • OfficeJet Pro is new version of Business Inkjet
      • replaces ink instead of ink plus print head
      • better solution
      • better output

Networking

  • JetDirect 635n gigabyte internal IPv6/IPSec Ethernet print server
    • Authentication, encryption

New Release Management Software

  • HP Web Jetadmin 8.0 for managing fleet of printers
  • Report Generation Plug-in 3.0
      • Reports by user/application
      • Supply management
      • Security
      • Color access control
  • PC Printer Discovery Plug-in 2.0
      • Restrict by range of IP, subnets
  • Universal Print Driver
      • Diagnostic tools
      • Driver updates
      • Single driver convenience
      • Supports all HP Postscript emulation & HP PCL 5 printers (LJ since 1997)
      • Managed Print Policy (MPP) = control access
      • HP Manager Printer List (MPL) = centrally manage list

Pharos Integrated MFP (iMFP) Solutions

  • Need the following items:
    • HP MFP (iMFP) device
      • Models included HP 4345, 4730, 9500, 9050 & 9040
    • ID Card Reader (Magnetic or Proximity)
    • Pharos UniPrint Software
    • Server
    • Does not require a release station
  • In the box solutions
    • Print/Copy job accounting
    • Pay for Print/Copy jobs
    • ID Card authentication
    • Job Chargeback
    • Color Control
    • PrintHere Technology
      • Mobile users can locate printer & install

     

       
      Updated April 20th, 2006